The goal of this program is to train students to an exceptionally high standard in network planning, implementation, administration and support. Through this program, students also achieve requisite skills in computer maintenance and management. This certificate is based on industry certification requirements as determined by Microsoft, CompTIA, and Cisco. The course maps directly to the certification pathways for recognized one or few of following designations such as:
The certification for these designations is administered through outside agencies. However arrangements can be made through the Student Services department at Brighton College if the student aspires to pursue official certification. There are costs for each exam, payable to the Authorized Testing Center.
This certificate program is instructor-driven, allowing students to navigate quickly through theory and networking software. The curriculum includes experiential lectures and workshops facilitated by specialized industry experts - all instructors have relevant designations and are Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT's) with at least 5 years experience in the industry. The program includes an optional practicum as work experience at various small and mid-sized firms throughout the lower mainland. The successful completion of all courses is required for program graduation.
This program is 16 weeks in duration:
16 weeks of instruction.
At least 18 years old; high school graduation or equivalent; pass VANCC admissions test; proof of IELTS level 5.5 or equivalent.
The Network Technician Program is Accredited by:
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The purpose of this time is to apply the theory and skills learned throughout the program and observe professionals in practical situations the students also acquire situational-specific skills and identify areas that may need to be developed further.